Proverbs 1:7 etc. – THE FEAR OF THE LORD
“The fear of the Lord” is a familiar phrase in Proverbs. Here are some things we should know about the fear of the Lord.
IT IS THE BEGINNING OF KNOWLEDGE AND WISDOM – 1:7, 9:10
IT RESULTS IN HATRED FOR EVIL – 8:13
IT PROLONGS LIFE – 10:27
IT PRODUCES CONFIDENCE – 14:26
IT ENCOURAGES GODLY LIVING – 16:6
IT LEADS TO ETERNAL LIFE – 19:23 (As we fear God and His judgment, we will turn to Christ for help.)